An 18-year-old Courtice teen was arrested after an altercation involving a knife and a fail to remain collision in a parking lot on Nash Road in Courtice, Monday afternoon.
On Monday, November 1, 2021, at approximately 2:24 p.m., members of East Division were called to a fail to remain collision at the Courtice High School parking lot on Nash Road. Police arrived to find a female victim with minor injuries. Further investigation revealed that there was an altercation between the suspect and another male in which a knife was produced by the suspect. The suspect pushed a female at the scene and then sped off in a black Honda. The vehicle fled the scene striking a school bus and then a female student prior to leaving.
Police identified the driver and he is now facing charges.
Mohmem SADAT, age 18, of Clarington is charged with: Assault with a Weapon: Assault; Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance and Possess Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace.
He was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Cst. Mercer of the East Division Community Resource Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1631.
Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.